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Chinese Embassy Readies P10-M Worth Of Quake Relief Assistance

Chinese Embassy Readies P10-M Worth Of Quake Relief Assistance

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The Chinese Embassy in Manila is donating PHP10 million worth of relief goods to areas affected by the magnitude 7 earthquake that hit Northern Luzon on July 27.

The first batch of relief goods worth PHP3.6 million had been prepared by the Chinese Enterprises Philippines Association, according to an Embassy statement on Friday.

“The Chinese Embassy is providing emergency supplies worth 10 million pesos to the earthquake-affected areas together with the Philippine Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Inc. (PCCCII),” it said Friday. “As always, China is ready to provide full support and assistance in the disaster relief efforts to our Philippine friends.”

The embassy said they believe the earthquake victims “will rise above the difficulties and rebuild their homes soon.”

The Department of Social Welfare and Development reported Friday that in Tayum, Abra, epicenter of the earthquake, a total of 162,156 families were affected while 95 houses were totally damaged. (PNA)

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